The seven time award-winning Kerry Hibberd is from the city of gold, Johannesburg.
Kerry (29) is a Marketing and Advertising Specialist with training and experience in Brand Management and Brand Strategy.
She will be volunteering her time at OLICO Education working as a Strategist and Marketer.
OLICO, which has hubs in Diesploot, Ebony Park and Ivory Park in Gauteng and also Heideveld in the Western Cape, focuses on making maths make sense for township school youth from Grade 1-12 through the effective use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) technology and tutoring.
Kerry holds a BA in Psych and Anthropology from Rhodes and a PgDip in Entrepreneurship from UCT. She will help the organisation change the world by assisting them in the development of their new online maths content for Grade 1-6 as well as making the organisation famous so that thousands more learners, teachers and organisations can access the free resources that OLICO offers for all grades.
Kerry says she believes people can use their skills to move the world towards positive change.
She says: “In my professional career, I have always sought out good advertising opportunities and in my spare time, I have been offering my skills to OLICO to boost their impact in maths education in SA. Now I get to do this every day for a year!”